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PSG 6 Acanthoxyla prasina

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PSG Number 6
Species Name Acanthoxyla prasina
Author (Describer) Westwood
Year Described 1859
Subfamily Phasmatinae
Locality New Zealand
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Parthenogenetic
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 85
Male Size (mm) -
Foodplants Eucalyptus, Rose, Bramble
Vernacular Names New Zealand Spiny Stick
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating*

* Please note the warnings and difficulty rating are intended as an indicator only. The warnings are not an exhaustive list and other potentially dangerous behaviour may be exhibited by phasmids that is not listed here. Phasmids are wild creatures and should be treated with respect and handled with caution. Adults should always supervise children when handling phasmids.